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Stolen baby Jesus statue recovered

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The baby Jesus statue, stolen from a Huntington nativity last week, has been found.

Police said it's been badly defaced. Someone wrote offensive images on the hand-painted figure including male genitalia, an obscenity, an upside down cross and horns and the phrase "I hate you God" according to officers.

Huntington Police said they plan to clean up the baby Jesus and return it to the nativity scene.

A warrant was issued for Kamron Lambert's arrest in the case.

Officers went to Lambert's house to arrest and charge him with the theft on Thursday afternoon, they said Lambert wasn't home.

Police have not said what specific charges Lambert could be facing.